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  • 19 July 2014, 0:59

Saturday's National Newspaper Front Pages

THE PAPERS' TOP STORIES

The shooting down of flight MH17 and the loss of 298 lives again dominates the front pages of Saturday's national newspapers.

:: The Independent

Fingers point at Russian President Vladimir Putin over the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine.

:: The i

Mounting evidence suggests pro-Moscow rebels shot down the passenger jet.

:: Daily Mail

The distraught father of a brilliant maths student killed on MH17 has accused PresidentPutin of his murder.

:: Daily Express

Russian forces have been blamed for firing the missile that shot down the passenger jet.

:: Daily Star

Victims aboard the doomed plane included football fans, whole families, and students on dream trips.

:: The Daily Telegraph

The families of some of the British victims are blaming people who they have branded Russian gangsters for the deaths of their loved ones.

:: The Times

All 298 people on board the plane were killed because a Ukrainian rebel unit was operating a Russian-made missile system without a radar.

:: The Sun

Looters stole from one of the British men killed in the plane attack.

:: Daily Mirror

Features pictures of some of those killed aboard MH17, describing them as "Putin's Victims".

:: The Guardian

Pro-Russian separatist groups in eastern Ukraine are hastily covering up all links to the Buk missile battery suspected to have been used to shoot down the Malaysia Airlines aircraft.

:: Watch the Press Preview on Sky News every evening at 10.30pm and 11.30pm. Saturday evening's reviewers arePR and media commentator Paul ConnewandSunday Express royal editor CamillaTominey.

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